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ThinkQuest international competition at MUFIX Community. By Hamada Zahera.

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  • ThinkQuest International Competition
    By
    Hamada M.Zahera
    (hamadazahera@gmail.com)
  • Agenda
    Introduction
    MUFIX-ThinkQuest Projects
    MUFIX-ThinkQuest Teams
    What’s Next ?
    Conclusion
  • ThinkQuest Introduction
    ThinkQuest International competition challenges students to apply their critical thinking, communication, and technology skills to a real-world problem
  • Why IS This Important ?
    Our global society has become much more reliant on creative thinking, innovation, and new technology.
    Employers in the 21st century need employees armed with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to be successful in this society.
    The Oracle Education Foundation (OEF) has defined seven core skills that students need to be successful in an increasingly connected, technology-driven world. By participating in learning projects within ThinkQuest Projects, students develop and hone each of these core 21st century skills
  • 21stCentury Skills
    • Required skills by the employees in the 21st Century :
    Critical Thinking
    Creativity
    Teamwork
    Cross-Culture Understanding
    Communication
    Technology
    Self-Direction
  • ThinkQuest Projects
    ThinkQuest Project
    Students develop e-learning projects || Age Division (under 19, under 16,under 12)
    Digital Media
    Students create a blog/journal, website, animation, public service announcement, photo essay, video, or some combination of these items. || Age Division (under 19, under 16,under 12)
    Application Development
    Teams develop a web-based application or game that solves a problem. || Age Division (under 22, under 19,under 12)
  • Competition Rules
    Schedule
    Competition opens: August 25, 2010
    Entry submission deadline: April 27, 2011 7:00 PM GMT
    Winners announced: Scheduled for June 22, 2011
    • Events :
    ThinkQuest projects Events , Digital Media , Application Development
    For more information about
    (Team Requirements, Coach Requirements, Student Requirements http://www.thinkquest.org/competition/rules.html )
  • Entry(Project) Requirements
    Application Development Event:
    A web-based application or game
    Teams are required to select one of the following options to develop their entry:
  • “25 Days Left”
  • MUFIX-ThinkQuest Projects
    We will participate with 3 projects due to the tight time :
    EGYPT Revolution (Suggest Project)
    Youth Participation in Political Life (Suggest Projects)
    ????
    For Information about previous winner (http://www.thinkquest.org/library/winners/2009_website.html )
  • MUFIX-ThinkQuest Teams
    Technical Team
    • Min of 15 students who (Flash , JavaScript, Java, PHP, MySQL, Joomla)
    • Technical Team will be divided as 3 groups
    Coordinators
    • Min of 3 Coaches
    • Each Coordinators will manage and connect between Technical and Data Collection Teams
    Data Collection Team
    Min 30 of students
    All Students will be divided as 3 groups
  • What’s NEXT ??
    create the teams by 2 April 2011
    Specify the final Project Ideas by 4 April 2011
    Communication and Discussion between us will be via Facebook Group (ThinkQuest-MUFIC)
    Start Collecting the required data , Planning and Implementing the Project by 15 April 2011
    Review meeting on 16 April 2011
    T-shirts , Bags , 6 Java Books and other Giveaways will be given 
    40% e-Voucher discount for any Oracle/Sun Exams will be given
    Review Submitting the projects from 17 April 2011 To 27 April 2011
  • Conclusion
    Each Participates (Coaches and Students) will get a Certification of Participation from Oracle-ThinkQuest Foundation by the end of the competition
    Every Team will receive “Team Spirit Package “ of funny giveaways
    All Participates will get (Oracle T-shirts , Sun Bags and other giveaways) . Active students or coaches will take Java Book (Hardcopy)
    All Participates will take 40 % Voucher discount for any Oracle/Sun Exams
    Winner Projects will receive free Laptops + A round-trip to Sans Francisco